The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Ford released the third-generation Raptor back in February complete with a turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 and a full off-road makeover. Although the company won’t tell us how much power the truck makes just yet, new spy photos of the even hotter Raptor R alongside the 702-horsepower (525-kilowatt) Ram TRX suggest that Ford’s pair may pack quite a punch.
Car enthusiasts who bleed Castrol will be happy to know that the new truck is packing a V8 engine under the hood; as you may know by now, it will have the same supercharged 5.2-liter V8 – codenamed Predator – as the GT500 Mustang. As the pony car puts out 760 horsepower (567 kilowatts), the Raptor R’s power output is bound to be in the same ballpark. For more, check out this article from Motor 1.